2019-2020 Pediatric Residents

Chief Pediatric Residents

Amy Blodgett, M.D.

Amy Blodgett, M.D.
UConn School of Medicine
UConn 
B.S. Psychology and Neuroscience

Abraham Khorasani, M.D., M.A.

Abraham Khorasani, M.D., M.A.
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Boston University
M.A. Medical Sciences

Sarah Kollar, D.O.

Sarah Kollar, D.O.
Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Rochester Institute of Technology
B.S. Biomedical Sciences, Minor in Psychology and Exercise Science

PL-1 Pediatric Residents

Stephanie Brule, D.O.

Stephanie Brule, D.O.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of New England
B.S. Neuroscience

Emily Colpas, D.O.

Emily Colpas, D.O.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
B.S. Biology & Biotechnology

Joseph Gallagher, D.O.

Joseph Gallagher, D.O.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Temple University
B.A. Spanish Language and Linguistics

Jacob Kelner, D.O.

Jacob Kelner, D.O.
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
Elon University
B.A. Mathematics, B.S. Biochemistry

Erica Lardieri, D.O.

Erica Lardieri, D.O.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
Loyola University Chicago
B.S. Biology

Eugene Master, D.O., M.S.

Eugene Master, D.O., M.S.
Rocky Vista University COM
Colorado State University
M.S. Biomedical Sciences
University of Colorado
B.S. Biology and Psychology

Adam Mastrocola, M.D., Ph.D.

Adam Mastrocola, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
University of Connecticut
Ph.D. Biomedical Sciences
B.S. Molecular and Cell Biology

Alyssa Nycz, M.D.

Alyssa Nycz, M.D.
Medical College of Wisconsin
Ripon College
B.A. Chemistry-Biology

Nancy Presnick, D.O.

Nancy Presnick, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Franklin & Marshall College
B.A. Neuroscience

Julia Ryan, M.D., Ph.D.

Julia Ryan, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Trinity College
B.S. Neuroscience

Margret Sigurdardottir Blondal, M.D.

Ragnheidur Hera Sigurdardottir, M.D.
University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Centre
Hjukrunarfraedi Haskoli Islands
B.S. Nursing

Viven Solomon, D.O.

Viven Solomon, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Stony Brook University
B.S. Biology

Zachary Steinman, M.D.

Zachary Steinman, M.D.
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University
Wesleyan University
B.A. Jewish Studies

Elizabeth Vargas, D.O.

Elizabeth Vargas, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Quinnipiac University
B.S. Biology

Ashley Varkey, D.O.

Ashley Varkey, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
New York Institute of Technology
B.S. Life Sciences

Lauren Weaver, M.D.

Lauren Weaver, M.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
University of Connecticut
B.S. Molecular and Cell Biology

James Wiley III, D.O.

James Wiley III, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Providence College
B.A. Global Studies/Spanish

Monika Williams, M.D.

Monika Williams, M.D.
Medicum Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika
August Cieszkowski Agricultural University of Poznan
B.E. Human Nutrition

Maxie Wilson, D.O., M.S.

Maxie Wilson, D.O., M.S.
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine Mississippi College, M.S.
Medical Sciences Mississippi State University
B.S. Biochemistry

Anna Winchester, D.O.

Anna Winchester, D.O.
Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Purdue University
B.S. Pre-Professional Health Sciences

PL-2 Pediatric Residents

Margret Sigurdardottir Blondal, M.D.

Margret Sigurdardottir Blondal, M.D.
University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Centre, Hungary

Brooke Bohn, M.D.

Brooke Bohn, M.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
College of the Holy Cross
B.A. Spanish

Rachel Buck, D.O.

Rachel Buck, D.O.
Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University
University of Arizona
B.S. Nutritional Sciences
B.A. Judaic Studies

Gabriella Chibbaro, D.O.

Gabriella Chibbaro, D.O.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Michigan
B.S. Health and Nutrition

Lenora Codrington, D.O.

Lenora Codrington, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Lincoln University,
B.S. Biology

Mark Coelho, M.D.

Mark Coelho, M.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
University of Massachusetts
B.A. Japanese Language and Literature

Aseel Dabbagh, D.O., M.B.A., M.A.

Aseel Dabbagh, D.O., M.B.A., M.A.
Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences
Midwestern University
M.A. Biomedical Sciences
University of Missouri- Kansas City, B.S. Biology

Matthew Eremita, M.D.

Matthew Eremita, M.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine,
Trinity College
B.S. Biochemistry

Xenia Fernandez, M.D., M.A.

Xenia Fernandez, M.D., M.A.
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Rhode Island College
M.A. Biology
B.S. Biology

Divya Harpalani, D.O.

Divya Harpalani, D.O.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Massachusetts
B.S. Psychology/Neuroscience

Gabriella Izzo, M.D.

Gabriella Izzo, M.D.
State University of New York Upstate Medical University
Allegheny College
B.S. Biochemistry/Psychology

Stella Kim, D.O.

Stella Kim, D.O.
Western University of Health Sciences/College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific
UCLA
B.S. Mathematics Applied Science Management and Accounting Plan

Jing Marrero, M.D.

Jing Marrero, M.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Oregon State University Honors College
B.S. Microbiology

Matthew Mason, D.O.

Matthew Mason, D.O.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
State University of New York at Geneseo
B.S. Biology

Shelby Mast, D.O.

Shelby Mast, D.O.
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Florida
B.S. Biology with a minor in Classical Studies

Nicholas Werbeckes, M.D.

Nicholas Robles, M.D.
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
University of Wisconsin
B.S. Dietetics

Allison Sadowski, M.D.

Allison Sadowski, M.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
University of Saint Joseph
B.S. Biology

Jenna Schermerhorn, D.O.

Jenna Schermerhorn, D.O.
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of St. Thomas
B.S. Biology

Suganthinie Sivalokanathan, M.B.B.S.

Suganthinie Sivalokanathan, M.B.B.S.
Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine
Imperial College London
B.S. Neuroscience and Mental Health

Kerry Smallacombe, D.O.

Kerry Smallacombe, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Immaculata University
B.S. Biology

Elaine Wang, M.D.

Elaine Wang, M.D.
College of Medicine at the University of Vermont
Cornell University
B.S. Biological Sciences

PL-3 Pediatric Residents

Eliyahu Akerman, M.D.

Eliyahu Akerman, M.D.
Sackler School of Medicine - New York State American Branch
Brooklyn College
B.A. Psychology

Shaheen Rangwalla, D.O.

Shaheen Andreas, D.O.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
Wellesley College
B.A. Anthropology and Chemistry

Lauren Boudreau, D.O.

Lauren Boudreau, D.O.
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Nova Southeastern University
B.S. Biology

Nayla Boulad, D.O.

Nayla Boulad, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine,
Tufts University
B.A. English

Alexa Goldfarb, D.O.

Alexa Goldfarb, D.O.
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Union College
B.S. Psychology and Pre-Medical

Lauren Iacono, D.O.

Lauren Iacono, D.O.
New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine
Fairleigh Dickinson University
B.S. Biology and Chemistry

Solborg Ingvarsdottir, M.D.

Solborg Ingvarsdottir, M.D.
University of Iceland Faculty of Medicine
University of Iceland
M.S. Biomedical Sciences

Sarah Mackey, D.O.

Sarah Mackey, D.O.
Campbell University Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine
Colorado College
B.A. Biochemistry and African Studies

Amy Krzmarzick, M.D.

Amy Miller, M.D.
The University of Toledo College of Medicine
St. Louis University
B.S. Biomedical Engineering

Andres Moreno, M.D.

Andres Moreno, M.D.
Universidad Militar Nueva Granada Facultad de Medicina
Colombia

Erin Pastor, D.O., M.S.

Erin Pastor, D.O., M.S.
Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine, Carolinas Campus
Thomas Jefferson University
M.S. Biomedical Science
Philadelphia University
B.S. Pre-Medical Studies

Amritha Panchanathan, M.D.

Amritha Patel, M.D.
University of Arizona College of Medicine
Arizona State University
B.S. Economics

Carolyn Ranten, D.O.

Carolyn Ranten, D.O.
Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine Pacific Lutheran University
B.S. Biology

Esther Son, D.O.

Esther Son, D.O.
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Nevada
B.S. Biological Sciences

John Sooy Jr., M.D.

John Sooy Jr., M.D.
University of Massachusetts Medical School
University of Massachusetts Amherst
B.S. Kinesiology

Jessica Takores, M.D.

Jessica Takores, M.D.
University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Connecticut College
B.A. Behavioral Neuroscience

Paul Tomlinson, D.O.

Paul Tomlinson, D.O.
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of California, Berkeley
B.A. History

Scott Treece, M.D.

Scott Treece, M.D.
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Medicine
Arkansas State University
B.S. Pre-Medical Biology and Philosophy

Jonathan Uhl, M.D.

Jonathan Uhl, M.D.
UConn School of Medicine
Southern Connecticut State University
B.S. Chemistry

Divya Vangala, M.D., M.A.

Divya Vangala, M.D., M.A.
Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
M.A. Medical Sciences
Brandeis University
B.S. Health

To contact a resident, please email the program coordinator at bwagar@connecticutchildrens.org.